Team Europe is working with the Timorese authorities to help preserve forests and to improve livelihoods of the rural communities in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. On Timor-Leste’s National Day of Sandalwood and Forests the European Union, together with Germany and Portugal, launched the distribution of 70,000 seedlings that will improve lives, bolster biodiversity, and help to preserve the environment.
On 26-27 March, EU High Representative Mogherini is in Uzbekistan to open the international Tashkent Conference on Afghanistan: "Peace process, security cooperation and regional connectivity". The conference brings together Afghanistan, the five Central Asian countries, the United Nations and other stakeholders to support peace-making efforts in the country, as well as local and regional development.
The European Union supports Nigeria's efforts to fight terrorism and improve security in northern Nigeria, where conflict with Boko Harram has claimed tens of thousands of lives. European Commissioner Karmenu Vella today presented the work of the EU in Nigeria to the Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) as part of an "urgency" debate on human rights, democracy and rule of law in the country.
July 26, 2016… A day to remember by some of the residents of Visiga ward in Kibaha town council. The once marginalized 175 youth in the area before September 2015, shed off that ‘label’ after graduating in various technical courses. Among them, 34-year-old Tatu Kondo Mshindo - deaf, and orphaned at a young age - who graduated in electrical installation.